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to come out with some type of his own statement about where he wants to go with the nsa controversy and the transparency going on with its oversight. >> yes, thomas. we've been working our sources within the administration and on capitol hill. we have a bit of a picture of what the president plans to do. he can go on offense, anticipating, i'm sure, about the nsa leaks and the programs that the intelligence community has been undertaking to collect data and so forth. by going on offense, the president is expected to announce that he has plans to take steps to make reforms to some of those programs. with the intention of bringing greater transparency and to build more public confidence. these will be new steps, and he will lay them out in the specifics, but that's the overarching idea, how to create more confidence when there have been so many questions in the public about what these programs can do, the scope of them, the magnitude, and how to bring about more transparency. what could be declassified? we've seen steps toward that already with some of the details of these programs no
to you. >> about time. thank you very much. >>> let's talk about the nsa. another revelation came out yesterday afternoon and it turns out that they have -- they have released additional information over the past -- since 2008 on things that have gone wrong in the nsa collection. for example, there was a redacted page which is unredacted and classified yesterday that revealed that we have collected 56,000 wholly domestic communications each year. so this is done, nothing was necessarily done with it. nothing was exposed by it. but these were collected and the fisa court judge did not know about it and he rebuked the nsa for doing that and they said they were unintentional errors. >> we have been talking for a while about the nsa, how they're saying trust us, we're not doing anything illegal. the stuff that was declassified yesterday said they didn't break some laws. they violated -- the nsa violated the constitution three times in three years. violated the constitution because they did as brian said go through our e-mails, domestic e-mails, rather than just the foreign stuff. remember
shows and lon snowden, father of edward snowden, the n.s.a. leaker, was on some of the chat shows and he was responding to what the president said during his press conference the day before about his son. i know eric, you're close to this story. you've spoken to the father before. >>eric: i have. i've spoken to lon personally. he's very concerned, a concerned father. he's also a concerned american. he's worried about what's going on. listen to what he had to say. he was with his attorney on one of the talk shows. >> at this point what i would like is for this to be vetted in open court for the american people to have all the facts. what i've seen is much political theater. i was dis pointed in the president's press conference. i believe that's driven by his clear understanding that the american people are absolutely unhappy with what they've learned and that more is going to be forthcoming. we do have a perception problem and we have to deal with that. we need to let the american public know that this program is a program that protects them but does not violate their privacy. for an indi
but phony and not phony to voters, nsa snooping on americans. and the justice department seizing telephone records and irs targeting conservative groups for extra scrutiny. host of power play on fox news live. chris, you have written your insightful and provocative column today. it is entitled phony? balonnie. reporters are going to ask him about that phrase, right? >> oh, sure. this is where the rubber meets the rod. it is 100 since the president did a full press conference, in the end of april and it has been a hundred days and all of those scandals have grown, in case matacicized and in the case of the irs and spreading to other agencies and getting more difficult for the president who is getting ready to leave on vacation. it is a turby drop. you go and put it out there and give jay carny and his eventual successor ammunition for months to come. the president said and they can refer back to this. they know as they are getting ready for this, that the effort to cast the concerns as phony was unsuccessful and that even a press corps that is often treating the president gingerly is going
the surveillance said it was fundamentally different than what they were led to believe as the nsa sweeped up thousands of e-mails from americans with absolutely no ties to terrorism. amid growing controversy comes more revelations the national security agency illegally collected tens of thousands of americans' e-mails. new declassified documents show the nsa collected nearly 60,000 communications a year for three years ending in to 11, it includes e-mails and other internet activity. the court also said the nsa misrepresented the scope of its effort. >> very disturbing, a national security agency has extraordinary surveillance capabilities and these tools are supposed to be directed toward adversaries in the united states, not toward the american public. >> reporter: the nsa says it collected the data by mistake. senior intelligence official telling reporters there was a "technological problem that could not be avoided rather than any overreach." meantime intelligence officials are denying a media report that the nsa sifts through and has access to 75% of online communications in the u.s. th
are pointing to last week's decision by russia to grant nsa leaker edward snowden temporary asylum, a decision the u.s. calls disappointing. we have live team coverage on the story and what this means going forward in washington and moscow. first let's start in washington where cnn's jill dougherty is standing by at the white house. jill, this is a clear area of expertise for you. you worked in moscow for many years. what does this mean? >> i think it means that the wheels are coming off this relationship pretty fast, kate. there will be a meeting here in washington tomorrow with senior russian and u.s. officials, but it could be a tough one. there will be no see you in september summit in moscow between presidents barack obama and vladimir putin. state department spokeswoman jen psaki telling cnn's jake tapper -- >> our relationship with russia has been a roller coaster ride at times. >> reporter: the white house does say president obama will attend the g-20 summit in st. petersburg, russia. both men will be in the same room there but so far, no plans for a one on one. the biggest reason for
memorial. >> the father of nsa leaker, edward snowden speaking out for the first time since his son gave up surveillance programs. in an exclusive interview with abc's george stephanopoulos yesterday, lon snowden wants his son edward to come home but is unsure edward could get a fair trial in the u.s. courts because he said politicians have poisoned the well of perspective -- prospective jurors. >> where my son chooses to live the rest of his life is going to be his decision. what i would like at some point in time for him to be able to come back to the u.s. whether he will live the rest of his life here or not. face this. and i believe the truth will shine through. >> snowden and attorneys have secured visas to travel to russia to meet with edward snowden. they didn't say exactly when for security reasons. neither has spoken directly to edward snowden since he fled the u.s. >> it is back to business this morning for many of the two dozen u.s. embassies and consulates shuttered by tear -- terror alert last week. mostly across the middle east. but the doors to the embassy remain locked in ye
. >>> the man who helped expose the nsa secrets isn't done. he said he's going to release more documents. what does very? >>> this man could be the largest person alive. he can't move on his own and until now hadn't left his bed in two years but why are we telling this? help is on the way. the king of saudi arabia is bringing that help. we're going to tell you this amazing story. >>> an upsetting story two day care workers fired for allegedly posting cruel pictures on instagram making fun of the children they're supposed to be taking care of. we'll speak live with one mother who says one of the pictures mocked her son who has a delayed speech development. >>> first, breaking overnight an airtran flight forced to make an emergency landing in memphis, tennessee. the plane was traveling from baltimore to austin, texas, when officials say a passenger tried to open an emergency exit mid flight. cnn's christine romans is following the developments for us. >> a lot of questions about the motive behind this man who walked to the back of the airplane and tried to open this door. 120 passengers on board
belongings from the homes yesterday as mourners extended a make shift memorial. >> the father of nsa leaker, edward snowden speaking out for the first time since his son gave up surveillance programs. in an exclusive interview with abc's george stephanopoulos yesterday, lon snowden wants his son edward to come home but is unsure edward could get a fair trial in the u.s. courts because he said politicians have poisoned the well of perspective jurors. >> where my son chooses to live the rest of his life is going to be his decision. what i would like at some point in time for him to be able to come back to the u.s. whether he will live the rest of his life here or not. face this. and i believe the truth will shine through. >> snowden and attorneys have secured visas to travel to russia to meet with edward snowden. they didn't say exactly when for security reasons. neither has spoken directly to edward snowden since he fled the u.s. >> it is back to business this morning morning for many of the two dozen u.s. embassies and consulates shuttered by tear railroad alert last week. mostly across the
form, what's going on in the middle east and the nsa. >> reporter: in his first remarks on the al qaeda terror threat president obama insisting the u.s. is not overreacting in closing 19 embassies through tend of the week. >> how significant is this threat? >> well, b it's significant enough that we are taking every precaution. >> reporter: the president making his sixth appearance on leno reassuring americans they should feel safe traveling abroad but should be prudent. while not saying the controversial program turned up the latest threat information the president called it a critical component to counterterrorism. >> we don't have a domestic spying program. what we do have are mechanisms where we can track a phone number or an e-mail dress that we know is connected to a terrorist threat. that information is useful. >> reporter: the president confirmed that he will attend the g--20 summit next week in russia but expressed disappointment in russia's decision to grant asylum to snows den. >> it's important not to prejudge something. hopefully he'll go oh to trial, will have a law
said it was serious. 17% said phony. on n.s.a., 69% serious about the government look at your e-mails and phone calls. 26% phony. >>steve: then the d.o.j., 59%. look at the i.r.s., 33% of americans say it's a phony scandal, which is extraordinary because we had lois lerner actually apologize. we did it, we're sorry. >>peter: and take the fifth amendment. >>steve: exactly right. yet maybe the president has been very effective in branding it a phony scandal. all i know is there's a double standard going on here because if this was the i.r.s. targeting left-leaning groups, you've got to figure that every night for three months diane sawyer and brian williams would leave their news -- lead their newscast with that story. >>peter: the implicit message is it's just the tea party. it doesn't concern you. we can violate their rights and not yours. >>steve: just thought we'd let you know still going on. >>anna: 11 minutes after the hour. take a good look at what you get for all those baggage fees. your precious cargo tossed around and left out in the rain. it's the video one major airlin
to be set free. we are alive. >>> big brother watching. the nsa obtained thousands of american e-mails that had nothing to do with terrorism. >>> good morning, everyone. welcome to "early start." i'm pamela brown filling in for zoraida.
and the unimaginable motive. >>> and if all of that talk of the nsa tracking phone calls and e-mails wasn't enough, wait until you hear about the network that they use to track our internet activity. better watch where you click. hello, everyone. welcome to "legal view," i'm ashleigh banfield. it's wednesday, august 21st. i want to begin with the school shooting in georgia, an elementary school. an image without question you just never want to see. children ages 4 through 10 runn f
friend. four others were indicted for their alleged roles in that sexual assault. >>> the nsa's domestic surveillance network much larger than officials had been willing to disclose publicly according to current and former nsa officials who spoke to "the wall street journal." they tell the newspaper the agency has the capacity to access 75% of all u.s. internet communications, and that it is keeping the content of many e-mails sent between u.s. citizens. >>> you might recall the navy vet who woke up in a california hospital speaking only swedish with no memory of his american life? he is now in sweden, trying to piece together his past. 61-year-old michael boatwright was reunited tuesday with a woman he once dated in the 1980s. mental health officials in california bought him a one-way ticket after he made it clear he wanted to live in sweden. >>> a scary moment caught on camera, a truck flying over a guardrail, happened in michigan. the 17-year-old who shot this video said she had seen the truck driver hit a sign in the middle of the median. she took out her phone and started shooting w
documents from nsa leaker edward snowden. >>> bay area residents are getting ready to head to nevada for the burning manifest value. it is underway tomorrow. a week long festival. that brings 68,000 people to northern nevada slack rock desert. they have a lot of fun. saturday night a wooden torch. it started 20 years ago. >>> hunt for october, on for the oakland a's. team hanging out in baltimore. the site of curt in the dugout, feels right. jed with a nice hit to right. coming across the plate. we are all tied at one. in the 9th, tied at one. 3-1 pitch to cocoa crisp. crank its up. let it rip. deep fly ball to right field. 2-1a's. a's 2-1 winners yesterday. now 2.5 back behind texas. giants last in the nl west. giants got things going in the first. shattered bat. gets the base hit. driving in marco with the first run. 3 hits on the night. giants tacking on three more just in the first. tim would go five and a third. striking out 8. giants win 6-3. >>> in an hour, the 2013 respect tutu ride is underway, bay area motorcyclists are invited to take part. check out this pictures sent by
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